January 2010 ITN

ITN January 2010

In this issue: UNCITRAL Tribunal determines that wheat supply contracts are not « investments » under Swiss-Uzbekistan BIT; Ad Hoc Committee refuses to lift stay of enforcement or require security regarding ICSID award against Argentina; ICSID Tribunal sides with Chile, rejects claimant’s partial revision request in long running dispute over El Clarin newspaper; Cemex v. Venezuela: challenges to ICSID arbitrators must be made « promptly »; UNCITRAL Claimant Given 30 days to Appoint New Arbitrator in UK-Argentina BIT Dispute; An ICSID Tribunal splits over whether to hear ancillary claims in dispute over unpaid gas deliveries; Spanish firms launch ICSID dispute against Mexico over stalled toxic waste disposal project; In Brief:  The merits of former Yukos Shareholders’ expropriation claim will be heard